The National Institute of Open Schooling has cancelled its class 12th board examination 2021. The NIOS exams were scheduled to be held in June 2021. The National Institute of Open Schooling on Friday, June, 4 issued official notice to confirm the cancellation of exams.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal took his Twitter account to announce the same. He said, “Keeping the safety and security of our students on priority the NIOS cancel class 12 examination. Students will be evaluated based on objective criteria to be announced soon this will benefit around 1.75 lakh students.”
“Learners who remain dissatisfied with the alternative evaluation criteria will be given a chance to improve their results through on-demand examination, which will be held when the situation becomes conductive,” the official notice said.
According to the official statement, “Students will be evaluated based on objective criteria however the details regarding the evaluation criteria for the class 12th examination will be announced soon by the National Institute of Open Schooling. The official statement also mentioned that examinations are cancelled keeping the safety and security of students in mind.”